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A team from the University of Nevada managed a record-setting 1,500-mile journey in an autonomous 2010 VW Passat wagon across Mexico.


It's not an enthusiast machine anymore, but there's a lot to like about the Volkswagen Passat, especially with some thoughtful updates for model year 2016.


The 2016 VW Passat starts at $23,260 for the base S trim and includes new features like the MIB II infotainment system and safety tech. Prices can top $37,600 for the top spec with the VR6.


Volkswagen releases pricing for the GTE and Alltrack versions of its European-market Passat, with the hybrid sedan starting at the equivalent of $50,000.


VW has launched a dedicated website to get diesel owners information on which models are affected, when they might be fixed, and other info about what's going on.


University Team Measured Big Gaps In Jetta, Passat Testing

A team of four researchers at West Virginia University unpeeled the first layers of Volkswagen's diesel cheating scandal. Here's how they did it.


Volkswagen is upgrading its Passat sedan for 2016 with enhancements inside and out.


VW Purposely Evaded Emissions Tests For Diesels, EPA Says

Volkswagen intentionally installed software in nearly a half-million diesel vehicles that helped the cars evade substandard results on emissions tests, the federal government charged Friday.


Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the US from several of its model lines because the wiring for the driver's side airbag can be torn. If this happens, then the safety device wouldn't work in a crash.


Toyota, Land Rover and Renault also affected

Volkswagen lost thousands of cars and crossovers in the explosion that rocked the Chinese city of Tianjin yesterday, including over 1,000 Touaregs.


Volkswagen has announced a slew of updates for 2016, including many we've already reported on, but some (like the promise of a facelifted Passat) that arrive as entirely new developments.


Almost a year after its debut, the Volkswagen Passat GTE is now reaching European showrooms, broadening VW's plug-in hybrid range in sedan and wagon forms.


The USA Cycling Time Trials take place on Saturday in Chattanooga, TN. That's also where Volkswagen has its US headquarters. So in honor of the event, VW decided to have a little fun involving Tanner Foust and a 900-horsepower Rockstar Drift car.


VW is employing an interesting sales pitch for the long-distance driving range from the Passat TDI: owning one keeps your poorly behaved kids out of convenience stores.


Tanner Foust gears up for Formula Drift in his new Volkswagen Passat, with a nitrous-fueled 7.4-liter V8 driving up to 900 horsepower to the rear wheels.


Volkswagen says it is planning more aggressive, market-specific designs for the US, since the conservative look that has made the brand a huge seller in Europe and China hasn't had the same results here.


Volkswagen is tweaking its Passat lineup, ditching a pair of trim levels and adding one new trim packed full of customer-friendly features and equipment.

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